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Senior Engineer – Steering Systems

Coventry, UK

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Senior Engineer – Steering Systems

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.


The Role

  • Manage the Steering Systems content within the Chassis Systems Function Group
  • Own the Steering Gear and/or Column Systems in all aspects of programme delivery & planning from concept through to launch


Main Responsibilities

  • Manage the on-time, on-budget and in-spec delivery of the complete product module / system through the whole product development lifecycle
  • Take an active role in technology and supplier selection
  • Translate programme deliverables into successful delivery plans to support vehicle/system/ component development and validation whilst championing relevant APQP functions at prototype builds and launch (PSW, PPAP, PFMEA)
  • Bring together all the elements (e.g. HW development & validation, SW releases, vehicle dynamics tuning loops) into a cohesive overall plan that meets the programme timing
  • You will not be directly responsible for SW development nor electrical integration, but you will ensure the relevant teams deliver what is required on time
  • Creation & management of technical specifications, ESOWs, DFMEAs & DVPs
  • Ensure that the HW content enables the system & vehicle level attribute targets to be met
  • Own the bill of materials and manage the content to meet mass, cost & investment targets
  • Lead design & manufacturing reviews with all areas of the business
  • Help define future technology roadmaps
  • Works seamlessly across the teams (R&D, Manufacturing, Service, etc.) to ensure a collaborative approach is applied to the delivery of the project(s)


The Person

  • Experience in the delivery of EPAS Steering Systems, both gear and column, is essential
  • A good level of Chassis Electronics Systems knowledge is desired
  • Knowledge & experience of working with functional safety is beneficial
  • Must have strong understanding of release/change processes, drawing standards & GD&T
  • Should be degree qualified in a relevant subject (appropriate experience will be considered)
  • Strong team player with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve the best possible results for the product/programme
  • Good commercial awareness with a pragmatic approach to product development that suits the size of our organisation
  • Able to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests with minimal supervision
  • Genuine interest in making efficient, sustainable products


Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...


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